Kelly Thomas joined the Sterling team in 2017 as a Senior Associate, working primarily with the firm’s Fundraising and Issues Management practices to serve a variety of political, corporation, and association clients.
Before coming to Sterling, Kelly most recently managed the constituent relations staff for the office of Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof. Prior to her work in the Senate, she served as the Communications and Grassroots Coordinator for the Associated Builders and Contractors of Michigan. In both roles, Kelly gained significant political communications, outreach, and event planning experience. Paired with her extensive relationships with GOP legislators and key influencers, Kelly’s background allows her to position Sterling’s clients for success, developing and targeting fundraising and communications strategies.
In her spare time, Kelly has volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Livingston County and served as an advisor for her former sorority, Alpha Chi Omega, at Michigan State University.
Kelly earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Michigan State University, during which she spent a summer abroad in Florence, Italy.